Basin vs Scammony - What's the difference?

basin | scammony |


As a proper noun basin

is a cdp in montana.

As a noun scammony is

convolvulus scammonia , a twining perennial bindweed native to the eastern part of the mediterranean basin, whose juice has been used in medicine as scammonium.

basin

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall.
  • (geography) An area of land from which water drains into a specific river.
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  • , author=Douglas Larson , title=Runaway Devils Lake , volume=100, issue=1, page=46 , magazine= citation , passage=Devils Lake is where I began my career as a limnologist in 1964, studying the lake’s neotenic salamanders and chironomids, or midge flies. […] The Devils Lake Basin' is an endorheic, or closed, ' basin covering about 9,800 square kilometers in northeastern North Dakota.}}
  • (geography) A rock formation scooped out by water erosion.
  • Synonyms

    * (bowl) sink

    Derived terms

    * basin of attraction * catchment basin * Chad Basin * drainage basin * oceanic basin * sedimentary basin * Tarim Basin

    See also

    * (wikipedia "basin") *

    Anagrams

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    scammony

    English

    Noun

    (scammonies) (wikipedia scammony)
  • Convolvulus scammonia , a twining perennial bindweed native to the eastern part of the Mediterranean basin, whose juice has been used in medicine as scammonium.